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brandy

  
  ( brandies    plural  )
1       n-mass   Brandy is a strong alcoholic drink. It is often drunk after a meal.  
2       n-count   A brandy is a glass of brandy.  
After a couple of brandies Michael started telling me his life story.     


brandy snap        ( brandy snaps    plural  ) Brandy snaps are very thin crisp biscuits in the shape of hollow cylinders. They are flavoured with ginger and are often filled with cream.      n-count  
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brandy snap, brand, bandy, bran

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The actual say is: "You can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar" This means that it is easier to persuade people if you use polite arguments and flattery than if you are confrontational.

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